James Brennan
Evaluating Three Frameworks of Russian Foreign Policy Decision Making • Advisor: Robert Jenkins

Brendan Daniel • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
B.A. Political Science, UNC-Greensboro
What Surrounds Us Now: Cultural Animation and the Participatory and Cultural Voids in Poland • Advisor: Robert Jenkins

Geysar Gurbanov • Tacoma, Washington
B.A. Law, Baku State University
The Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict (1988-1994). From Communal Violence to Civil War: the Role of Democracy and Political Entrepreneurs • Advisor: Erica Johnson

Philip Kiffer • Golden’s Bridge, New York
B.A. History and Russian, Dickinson College
Actors in a “Cheap Comedy”: Soviet Dissidents in Psychiatric Hospitals, 1968-1974 • Advisor: Donald J. Raleigh

Carissa Landes • Anchorage, Alaska
B.A. Russian and Slavic Studies, New York University
Legitimacy and Islamic Symbols in Contemporary Tajikistan • Advisor: Eren Tasar

Aybolek Ovezova • Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
B.A English, Magtymguly Turkmen State University
Managing Water Conflict and Cooperation in Central Asia: The Case of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan • Advisor: Erica Johnson

Austin Yost • Orlando, Florida
B.A. History, Florida State University
Exposiciones Soviéticas: Selling Socialist Modernity in the US’s Backyard • Advisor: Donald J. Raleigh

Anna Yudina • Moscow, Russia
B.A. Linguistics, Moscow State Linguistic University
The Rally ‘Round the Flag Effect in Russia: How an International Crisis Turns Regime Opponents Into Regime Supporters • Advisor: Graeme Robertson